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Windows 7: 1GB memory stick appears corrupt. Any data recovery options?

26 Feb 2014   #31
computergeekguy

7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Well I have looked on the internet and i haven't found any GOOD data on bad sectors and flash drives. It sounds like once the sector is bad in the flash drive that is that.

I suppose we could try the chkdsk x:/r but i don't think we will be successful. So i leave it up to you. There are 3 choices.

We can give up and just toss the drive.
We can let photorec keep scanning and see if anything is salvageable. If not then we can toss the drive.
Or last we can try chkdsk x:/r and if it doesn't work toss the drive.

Im sorry it has come down to this. I gave it my best shot.


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26 Feb 2014   #32
DirtyElf

Windows 7 64-bit Home
 
 

im going to do this

1. let photorec finish (~23 hours)
2. try chkdsk
3.
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27 Feb 2014   #33
DirtyElf

Windows 7 64-bit Home
 
 

1. failed, all sectors bad
2. < see attachment >
3.


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27 Feb 2014   #34
DirtyElf

Windows 7 64-bit Home
 
 

hammer time


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27 Feb 2014   #35
computergeekguy

7 home premium 64 bit
 
 

Well sorry it didn't work out.

Hopefully they make flash drives much more reliable in the future. I wonder if ssd's have the same problem.
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13 Mar 2014   #36
JackWilliams

windows 64 bit
 
 

In case if you have got corrupted memory stick then, simply make use of Remo
Recover. I have personally used this software on my memory stick and hope it
helps you too in making data recovery with great ease...
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13 Mar 2014   #37
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

What don't I understand?
You are trying to save a 1 gb memory stick; is that correct?
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